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has investigated with stunning results. >>> and the time of her life. patrick swayze's wife, lisa niemi on the love story and lessons about grief as she joins us ahead. and it's so good to have you with us. good morning, america. diane sawyer with robin roberts on this tuesday, november 3rd, 2009. another election day. >> not exactly super tuesday but a few tight races across the country closely being watched for what could be an indication of the country's political mood and the obama administration. >> new jersey and virginia and a special congressional election has vice president biden in a public sparring match with sarah palin. for more to john berman. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, diane. from watertown, new york, where the polls are now open. this is ground zero for one of the most contentious races in the country. it's also the site of the latest debate between joe biden and sarah palin. palin versus biden. sound familiar? no, not a replay of last year but proof that in the final minutes of this campaign the big guns are showing up big time. the neck and ne
mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, and maryland store owner shot and killed in would-be robber. police said two men tried to hold up a store at 9:30 last night. the owner managed to wrestled the gun and shot him. the robber died at the scene. >> the number of soldiers suicides will likely be higher than last year, but they are making progress on the problem. 140 active-duty soldiers and national guard soldiers have taken their own wives. those numbers have tapered off in recent months. >> the astronauts will do one last check for any signs of damage before docking later today. they will deliver 15 tons of parts to the space station. >>> new recommendations ncerning mammograms have many women concerned and worried. most women do not need mammograms in their 40's and should get one every two years starting at age 50. it is a break with the american cancer society's longstanding position. some are worried that health insurance will use this as an ex
from time to time. let's take a morning and again to lisa baden. >> election day traffic looks great in frederick county. 95 southbound in virginia, they are still with a crash between 17 and route 3. a deer hit a vehicle on the baltimore washington parkway northbound between powdered milk and 197. we take you to the traffic on 270 and it is good. with more on election day, alison and doug. >>> voters will head to the polls to decide whether creigh deeds or bob mcdonnell should spend the next four years in the governor's mansion. the latest polls show republicans could take back the state after a series of setbacks. >> the race could all come down to turnout. courtney robinson has more in alexandria at this morning. " we're seeing about a dozen voters out here at riverside elementary school in mount vernon. they are out to cast their votes. election officials are hoping about 45% of virginia voters, 2.2 million, hit the polls today. 99,000 have cast absentee ballots. it is all about turnout for bob mcdonnell and creigh deeds. >> i believe the votes are out there. we have to get the t
, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, a maryland store owner shot and killed a would-be robber. police say two men tried to rob the food zone convenience mart. the owner wrestled the gun from one of the men. one man died at the scene. >> the number of suicides in the army will probably be higher than last year. they're making progress on the problem. one under 40 active-duty soldiers have taken their lives since january. those numbers have tapered off in recent months. >> the space shuttle of blindnesatlantis will dock withe space station today. >>> everyone seems to be talking about this. new recommendations concerning mammograms have many women worry. a task force says most women do not need mammograms in their 40's and to get one every two years starting at age 50. it is a break with the american cancer society's longstanding position. some are concerned health insurance would use this to deny coverage. >> this is a cost-cutting, not a cost-savings measures. this is trading money for lives. >> a group representing hea
starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, after eight years of democratic control, republicans are taking back the virginia governor's office. bob mcdonnell easily won over creigh deeds. independence preferred bob mcdonnell by nearly a two to one ration over deeds. the search for more bodies continues. this man will be arraigned. at least 10 bodies have been found at his home since last week. we are learning more about a deadly attack on british troops in afghanistan. a police officer opened fire on the soldiers, killing five of them. this happened in the troubled helmand province. >> >>>> the senate majority lear harry reid said we're not going to be bound by any time lines. it could be next month before senate debate begins on that issue. it is months later than the white house had planned. >>> house republicans have preliminary paperwork for a health-care bill of their own. the republican draft is 230 pages long. the gop version does not require people to buy insurance and
on this thanksgiving morning. doug is off today. lisa is off. we're holding down the fort. >> 50% of the team. >> and the weather. some big-time fog. yesterday we had a little sunshine peek in. did you see it? >> i did. >> let's take a look outside. you can see the washington monument? no, you don't see it. 42 now. 44 in bethesda. the dew point very high. dense fog advisory for the entire area. maybe a few peeks of sunshine for your thanksgiving. rain should hold off until later. not a bad day, all in all, upper 50's. >> ok, brian, thanks. we'll see you in a few minutes. lisa is off on this holiday but if you're headed out to drive somewhere this morning make sure to use caution because of the dense fog. right now we have a report of a crash that is tying up the northbound lanes of route 210 at livingston road. authorities are at the scene. no one was hurt. as we mentioned before it is difficult to even see the roadways. just a few head lictes every now and then. our top story this thanksgiving morning, the first fily's first state dinner has turned into a security nightmare for the secret se
. >> while at us airways' hub in washington -- >> flight 1825. gate 23. >> reporter: flight attendant lisa scott knows the routine well. what's the secret to staying sane if you're a flight attendant? >> um, yoga. [ laughter ] lots of deep breaths. >> reporter: the airlines anticipate just under 2 million fliers to pass through all the nation's airports today. but the busiest air travel days will be sunday and monday with just over 2 million flyers each day. and 23-year veteran lindwood harris knows what they're thinking. >> they're thinking of that wonderful dinner at grandma's house, their expectations of getting there on time, and most importantly, have their bag arrive with them as well. >> check in early. please plan on arriving at airport two hours ahead. >> reporter: the good news? thanksgiving 2009 looks to be snow and ice-free. >> weather is cooperating, passengers are moving well, and flying's good. >> reporter: you heard the advice there, check in early, and the reason for that is because there are fewer airplanes this year and fewer seats. so, if you miss your plane, if you mis
, it was an emotional scene in a florida courtroom on tuesday. lisa nowak, the astronaut who drove 1,000 miles from texas to florida to attack a romantic rival pled guilty, and then the judge made her turn around and apologize to her victim. she was then given a year's probation. we're going to get more details, coming up. >>> plus, tennis legend andre agassi spent years getting attention and trophies for his dazzling performances on the court, but lately, he's been making headlines for a different reason. a bombshell book is out in which he talks about using crystal meth, his doomed marriage to brooke shields, and the fact that he actually hates tennis with a "dark and secret passion." he's going to talk about all that this morning in his first live interview since all this came out. this is surprising. >> an amazing, amazing story. >>> plus, it is veterans day, as we know, and we have vets and members of the military on the plaza to see one of the biggest rock bands in the world, bon jovi. they're goin to be live in concert a little later on. can't wait for that. >>> but we begin in virginia wher
to confront her rival will avoid prison. lisa nowak pleaded guilty to lesser charges today. she was sentenced to a year probation. she apologized to colleen shipman, the woman she attacked. >> i am sincerely sorry for causing fear and misunderstandings and all the intense public exposure that you suffered. >> she is now on active duty at a navy base in texas. >>>> one of bernard madoff's associates the died last month after having a heart attack while swimming. heat with 2 7 billion delaware this from his bernard madoff's accounts. -- he withdrew $2.7 billion from his madoff account. >>> the school board of visitors approve the proposal to name the room. the 75-year old holocaust survivor was teaching an engineering class when the gunman opened fire. he died, blocking the door while students jumped to the window to safety. the >>> the toll road, would you pay not to sit in traffic? >> nebraska remnants of the tropical storm. >> the wizard are in miami and feeling the heat after four straight losses. several clubs interested in lar. (announcer) in america we don't just dream when we sleep- we
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tested contain some bpa. an additive that's been linked to a long list of health problems. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: "consumer reports" says the results of its bpa tests offer a senateshot of what consumers will find in the grocery store. and they say it's not a pretty picture. >> consumer cannot tell how much bpa may have gotten into the food in any canned food item that they pick up, and the story here is, you don't know, and i can't know. >> reporter: bpa is a chemical that has long been used in everything from baby bottles to the lining of canned goods. some studies have linked bpa exposure to reproductive problems and increased risk of cancer and diabetes. consumers union found the highest del monte green beans and progreso vegetable soup. >> that child could ingest a dose close to the level that already causes harm in animal studies. >> reporter: the test even found the chemical in vital choice cantu that, marketed as bpa free. the economy says it is dismayed and is determined to find the source of the problem. it was a different story in paper products. no bpa in similac p
investigative correspondent lisa myers. >> reporter: sharon terrace, who has advocated for people with credit card problems, didn't think it would happen to her. but in the last year citibank hiked her credit card interest rate three times. from 7% to 15%, then to 26%, and now to 30%. >> they want my business because they want to rip me off. and there isn't much that i can do about it. >> reporter: she admits she had a late payment but says the increase hurts a lot because she owes $10,000 on her card. when she called citi to protest, she was told the rate hike was a business decision. the bank needs to make money. >> i wanted to scream at the woman and say, well, you didn't make good business decisions before. we had to bail you out, and now you're making us pay you again. >> reporter: credit card reforms approved in may would outlaw this kind of retroactive rate increase on money consumers have already spent. but congress gave banks until next february to comply with the new rules, and banks have used that time to significantly raise rates. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: today the hous
drama in the case of former nasa astronaut lisa nowak. she pleaded guilty on tuesday to attacking a romantic rival and came face to face with that rival in a -- rather a tearful victim. nbc's jeff rossen was in the courtroom. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: mhey, meredith, god morning to you. as we've seen time and time again, love triangles usually get messy and end pretty badly. this one was really messy and ended really badly. it made headlines three years ago. remember this story? this is the astronaut from nasa who drove across the country to attack a romantic rival, another woman who was dating the man that she was dating. well, after three years, she now admits, yes, i did it. she pled guilty. and in court yesterday, when she said to the judge, i want to apologize to the victim, the judge said, okay, turn around and do it to her face. >> i'm glad i got the opportunity to apologize to you, ms. shipman, in person. i am sincerely sorry for causing fear and misunderstanding and all of the intense public exposure that you have suffered. i hope very much that we can all move for
just one company makes it. lisa stark has details. >> reporter: with so many children fightg the h1n1 virus, there has been a huge demand for the liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. the government has now released its entire emergency supply. >> one of the reasons to release the stockpile is to make sure that no child is without medicines who needs to have medicines. >> reporter: it's hard to quantify exactly how much of a shortage there is of the pediatric tamiflu. at this maryland pharmacy, they're only able to get enough for about one patient a month. so pharmacists a making their own children's liquid tamiflu by taking the more powerful adult capsules and diluting them. >> this has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> reporter: why the shortage of tamiflu? the drug is made by just one company, roche pharmaceuticals. roche didn't invent tamiflu but bought the license to manufacture this now-critical drug. it's become a huge moneymaker. sales quadrupled over the past year. despite the shortage of liquid tamiflu, roche says there are plenty of capsules for both adults
and capitals were also in action. sports is coming up. lisa, your family thinks you might have "roasterphobia." i'm not roasterphobic... my perdue® oven ready roaster is already seasoned in its own cooking bag. and it cooks in about half the time. my work here is done. (announcer) perdue® oven ready roaster. the cure for roasterphobia. that's hard to find. ♪ earn holiday rewards at giant, every time you use your card. earn one point for every dollar you spend. good for up to 20% off a future shopping trip. redeem your points and start earning again. only with your giant card. makes me feel great when i find a rewards program that really works. i love seeing all that savings racking up. that's my favorite part of the trip. i do 22 more inspections than the government requires. and my fresh, all-natural chickens are never given any hormones or steroids. and no candy, gladys. (announcer) perdue. extra inspections. extraordinary chicken. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> two local teams in action tonight, both on losing streaks,
, authorities want to know just what caused this tragedy that is shaking a campus and a community. lisa fletcher has the latest from dickinson, north dakota. >> i'm kyrstin's father age today is probably the worst day of my life. >> reporter: the outpouring of grief rivaled only by the outpouring of support as this small campus bands together reacting to the shocking news, the tragic deaths of three college softball players. kyrstin gemar, afton williamson and ashley neufeld. >> they were really close. >> ashley loved this school and this was her family away from home. >> reporter: the three best friends went missing over the weekend. the only clue, a frantic distress call to a friend that abruptly cut out. police say the chilling call came from their sinking jeep. they were trapped inside. the friend called 911. police immediately put out a bulletin. >> please be on the lookout for a white 1997 jeep cherokee with california plates. the streak has possibly three female occupants. please check areas around water, dam, lakes and rivers. >> reporter: after nearly two days of massive searches police
of western civilization. this is mona lisa we have a photo here. >> the mona lisa was one of 400,000 works of art evacuated from the louvre in a matter of a few weeks trying to keep them out of war's path. of course initially the concern was to try to get them out of way of damage from bombings and fires. but in the course of time it was to try and keep them away from the nazis in the theft that went on. so the monuments men arrived on the ground there were no more than a dozen of them in all of northern europe responsible for covering a vast, vast area. there was a separate group of monuments men in italy charged with this awesome responsibility. really no play book, if you will. many of them were hitchhiking across europe. they were pathetically resourced but they were empowered by this monumental order by general eisenhower that said we will protect cultural treasures so much as war allows. nd that really was a sea change in how this army went about fighting a war on the one hand, trying to mitigate damage to cultural treasures. >> there are so many amazing people and stories here. is t
canes for the first time all year. sportsnite is next. michael jenkins, lisa hillary standing by in the studio. hello, hockey fans. very interesting game this evening in montreal. unfortunately the capitals end up on the short end of the score. >> you've joined geico sportsnite that is lisa hillary, i'm michael jenkins. the hockey highlights in a moment. but first we keep this thing going. basketball. oh, it's a good dog. a good doggy. hot and cold, gordon town hosting lafayette this afternoon at verizon hoyas reflecting their muscles early. georgetown a 14 point lead. check it out. hoyas continue to pour it on. jason clark with the steal to monroe on the break and the lead is now 21. for georgetown, clark takes the pass and looks for the long three pointer. that is good. he had a career 19 points on the day. georgetown improves to 4-0 and six players to hit double figures for the first time in the coach's six years at the helm. >> and look who it is. president barack obama and family supporting coach craig robinson, his oregon state beavers were in town visiting george washin
all of the 19 name brand products studied and the consumer group says that could be dangerous. lisa stark has more. >> reporter: "consumer reports" says the results of its bpa tests offer a snapshot of what consumers will find in the grocery store. and they say it is not a pretty picture. >> "consumer" cannot tell how much bpa may have gotten into the food in any canned food item that they pick up, and the story here is, you don't know. and you can't know. >> reporter: bpa is a chemical that has long beensed from everything in baby bottles to the lining of canned goods. some studies have linked bpa exposure to reproductive problems and increased risk of cancer and diabetes. consumers union found the highest levels of bpa in canned goods. del monte green beans and progresso vegetable soup. >> one serving for a small child of those green beans would actually cause that child to ingest a dose close to the level that already causes harm in animal studies. >> reporter: the tests even found the chemical in vital choice canned tuna, marketed as bpa-free. the company says it is dismayed and
on this thursday morning, november 26. i'm alison starling. doug is off this morning and so is lisa enjoying the holiday with their family but brian is here letting everybody know about the weather. everybody is commenting on the fog. it is pretty intense. >> pea soup is the best way to describe it. you really have a hard time seing in front of you. visibility in some places is at zero miles. we were hoping the fog would burn off. some folks who did not see that fog develop can see some stars. 40's and 30's this morning. a lot of drizzle. that's all right. it is going to be morning fog. we'll get back to that map in just a second. mop and a few peeks of sunshine. rain by tonight. >> we have these issues and your three-piece suit looks great. if you are driving this morning you'll want to use caution because of that fog. 27 here at maryland's so 9 and you get a clear -- maryland's 109 and you get a clear picture what the fog is doing your visibility. make sure to leave a little extra time. for more log on to our website wjla.com. 6:02 is your time. the first family's first state dinner has tu
skidding. i am alison starling. 7:22 is lisa baden is off of this holiday. there is not a lot of traffic but we have a fog issue. this is 395 @ glebe road. this could cause problems if you are headed out to travel somewhere. you might be going to grandma's house today on this thanksgiving. >> the fog will be out there a while. temperatures cooled off last night and a light wind did not help. it is really socked in. on the 95 corridor, you will experience lots of fog. as we go through the morni, we are hopeful this will break. when it breaks, we could get some sunshine but then another system will move in. upper 50's 4 the highs today. the fog is low but the upper clouds are moving around so the fog could break. the twins are out of t east- northeast. they will pick up -- the winds are out of the east-northeast >> we will be right back. >>> the big story today is how a virginia couple crashed the white house state dinner. meanwhile, we are following a developing story in the district where two people were shot in the 700 block of harvard st. nw. we have no word on their condition. >>> fun
ready for game day. >> reporter: while at u.s. airways hub in washington, lisa scott knows the routine well. what is the secret to staying sane if you're a flight attendant? >> yoga. lots of deep breaths. >> reporter: the airlines anticipate just under 2 million flyers to pass through all of the nation's airports today. but the busiest air travel days will be sunday and monday, with just over 2 million flyers each day. and 23 year veteran linwood harris know what they are thinking. >> thinking about the wonderful dinner at grandma's house and expectations of getting there on time and having their bag arrive with them as well. >> it's a family obligation. right? >> yeah. yeah! the heartland, going to be fun, going to be great. >> check in for your flight early and plan on arriving at the airport two hours ahead. >> reporter: the good news? thanksgiving 2009 looks to be knows and ice-free. >> weather is cooperating. passengers are moving well and flying is good. >> reporter: and that is what you want to hear, right? flying is good across the country. the key is going to be whether the ic
update. we'll start with lisa. >>> we are watching traffic heading out of town right now. northbound 95 into baltimore and down into the delaware memorial bridge, we seem to be any good shape. i have no trouble to report on 66. the beltway is a good at the wilson bridge. we will take you to a couple of cameras so you know what to expect. first of all, make sure your headlights are on. you can barely see 95 in springfield. let's jump to our camera in maryland where it is stop and go. not too bad on at 28, the toll road, if you are heading out to leesburg. a beautiful ride into the district. the fog is leaving. >> it is. it is pretty dense. upper 40's to low 50's. low-level moisture. there is some stormy nets in the upper great lakes area. nothing major. dusty and cooler for friday and the weekend. >>> abe pollin is being praised for his leadership and his generosity. he died yesterday after a battle with a rare brain disease. he was 85 years old. he was the wizards longest tenured honor. thank you for watching.
, there is. in fact, it's in your pantry. lisa drayer's a nutrition involvement and contributing editor for "women's health" magazine. and she says the right foods can help keep your sex life sizzling. and she's one month away from delivering her baby. so you've obviously been eating something good. >> is it really true, though, honestly? can you eat foods that will change your libido, your sex drive and all that? >> you know, there is some preliminary research suggesting that certain foods can give you a boost in the bedroom. >> why don't we start right now? >> you always hear about dark chocolate being good for so many things. also libido? >> exactly. there's a chemical basis for it. and the reason is chocolate contains the compound fennel ethelamine which increases the feeling avenue traction between people. also it's the same brain chemical that's released when we experience the feeling of falling in love. >> really? that's why you get candies on valentine's day. >> and those who consume dark chocolate, one cube daily, women who do that report bigger desire and better performance. >
-- >> flight 1825. 823. >> reporter: lisa scott knows the routine well. >> what's the secret to staying sane if you're a flight attendant? >> yoga. lots of deep breaths. >> reporter: the airlines anticipate just under 2 million flyers to pass through all the nation's airports today. the busiest air travel days will be sunday and monday with just over 2 million flyers each day and 23-year veteran lynnwood harris knows what they're thinking. >> about that wonderful dinner at grandma's house, expectations of getting there on time and having their bag arrive with them as well. >> it's a family obligation. right? >> yeah. it's going to be fun. the heartland. it's going to be fun. it's going to be great. >> check this in for your flight early. please plan on arriving at the airport two hours ahead. >> reporter: good news, it looks to be snow and ice free. >> weather is cooperating. passengers are moving well and flying is good. >> reporter: all right. you heard that air traffic will be down 4% this holiday over last year. last year was down about 6.5% over the year before. airlines have been takin
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